NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley Tacoma, Washington / 288

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:30 PM  |  Rialto Theatre  |  Presented by Northwest Public Radio and The Broadway Center

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From Tacoma, Washington, this episode features Prokofiev’s Toccata performed with a level of energy that can only be described as diabolically teenage (the performer is a totally brilliant, risk-taking 15-year-old), we’ll hear a young violinist perform a lush and lyrical piece written for her by her father, and we’ll enjoy music from a film by the great Japanese animator Hiyao Miyazaki sumptuously arranged for four cellos by one of the young performers on the program (see a breathtaking video of this piece here)

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